Scoliosis Bracing

Iowa's Premiere Scoliosis Treatment Center
Dr. Kory Pohlman interview with Dr. Zach Wilson.

If you are a practicing physician or doctor of Chiropractic and are looking to work with a local specialist to assist you in maximizing results for your scoliosis patients, please check out this video.

We help other clinics here in Iowa transform the lives of many by getting results unmatched by others in the world of scoliosis.  Reach out to us with any questions you may have regarding any of your scoliosis cases, we are seriously here to serve and support you.

SCOLIOSIS IS A PROGRESSIVE, SIDEWAYS CURVATURE OF THE SPINE

Scoliosis is a condition that affects both children and adults. Though it is most commonly thought of as a childhood condition, it has been discovered to affect an alarming percentage of the adult population over the age of 50.  In children, it can be a more serious condition because of the possibility for rapid progression during growth spurts as the child develops and grows. The effects of scoliosis include: poor posture, altered biomechanics, rib humping, muscle weakness, scapular winging, and pain. Many patients in our practice coming in for scoliosis management are also having digestive issues. In rare cases scoliosis can lead to heart and lung problems.

  • 2-4% of children will develop some form of scoliosis
  • Scoliosis is more common in female population
  • Research shows that up to 40% of adults aged 50-80 with lower back pain have a scoliosis
  • Best outcomes for scoliosis treatment occur with early detection and proper treatment
  • Even in fully mature adults, scoliosis is capable of progressing at a rate of 1-2 degrees per year

TREATMENT OPTIONS AVAILABLE

  • Spinal Rehab
     – Mirror image adjusting
     – Mirror image exercises
     – Spinal traction
  • Scolibrace
     – A unique bracing solution that is made to the individual
  •  Home Exercises
     – Addressing the muscular component of scoliosis keeping spinal biomechanics in mind
  • Home Traction
     – Some cases are candidates for performing traction at home to assist in managing their scoliosis

Each scoliosis is as unique as you are! Which treatment options(s) are best for you depends on your specific scoliosis. After proper evaluation, we discuss a plan to assist you in managing your condition in a way that produces the best outcome for your unique situation.

The typical ‘watch and wait’ approach is not okay with us.  Many offices take this approach and allow progressive conditions to worsen right under their noses.  Being proactive and doing what is possible for correction or improvement is the direction we take.

SCOLIBRACE®

ScoliBrace® is a unique scoliosis bracing method using the best corrective principles from other current bracing methods.  Body-scans of each patient are performed with 3D imaging software and the brace is customized to fit their unique measurements and body size/shape.

3D DESIGNED FOR A 3D CONDITION

Scoliosis is absolutely a 3 dimensional condition.  Effective treatments require a 3 dimensional approach. ScoliBrace is created from 3D body-scans in conjunction with x-rays and digital posture analysis. Each brace is then designed using Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software and custom made for each patient.

Maximizing the amount of reduction to a patient’s scoliosis requires putting their body and spine into the mirror-image or over-corrected positions.  ScoliBrace, partnered with appropriate rehab techniques, delivers a super-corrective effect.  Improvements in curvature, posture, rib humping, and shoulder leveling are achieved in the majority of cases.

MORE PATIENT FRIENDLY

ScoliBrace is designed to be simple to put on and take off without any assistance. Easy to put on, easy to wear, BETTER RESULTS!

KYPHOBRACE®

KyphoBrace – A new era of bracing is here.

Corrective: KyphoBrace may not only hold progression, but may also reduce the kyphosis curve. With the benefit of being low profile the brace is hardly visible under clothing.

Patient Friendly: KyphoBrace opens and closes at the front making it easy to wear and remove without assistance.
There is a variety of colors and patterns available for patients to personalise the look of their brace.

Indications for use:
– Scheuermann’s Kyphosis, Hyper Kyphosis, Thoracolumbar Kyphosis & Anterior Sagittal Balance

– Kyphosis curves between 55° – 85°

KyphoBrace

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751 Progress Avenue
Waterloo, Iowa 50701

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Phone: (319) 232-5356

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Mon: 9:00AM-12:00PM | 2:00PM-6:00PM
Tue: 9:00AM-12:00PM | 2:00PM-6:00PM
Wed: 9:00AM-12:00PM | 2:00PM-6:00PM
Thu: 9:00AM-12:00PM | 2:00PM-6:00PM
Fri: Closed
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed